Hardy Yellow Ice Plant

Delosperma nubigenum

A cold-hardy succulent bearing plentiful, golden-yellow daisy-shaped flowers. Spreads to form solid mats in full sun to bright shade. This vigorous and adaptable plant is drought tolerant and thrives with little care. Plant as a groundcover or as an attractive accent in rock gardens. Suitable to containers.
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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityFast grower to 6 in. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring and Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Naturalizes Well, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Provide a well-drained soil in full sun. Prefers rocky, unimproved soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. After establishment, water infrequently during the hot season.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 8

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